The Riddle Of The Sphinx
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The sphinx wanted to know which one of the three gods stole the golden apple. Was it Horus, Anubis or Osiris?
''I didn't,'' said Horus.
''Osiris did,'' said Anubis.
''Anubis is lying,'' said Osiris
The sphinx knew that one god was telling the truth and the other two were lying.
Who stole the golden apple?
Comments on this teaser
|Posted by RRAMMOHAN||10/18/12|
|Stimulates thinking. A good one.|
|Posted by Gbdf||10/24/12|
|Posted by Tintin||11/09/12|
|I got it right!! :D|
|Posted by Gbdf||11/10/12|
|Posted by chessgenius||11/11/12|
|Good, but i still dont get the logic behind the correct identification.|
|Posted by kmrutledge||11/20/12|
|Pretty good! It made me think, but I finally got it.|
|Posted by Gbdf||11/21/12|
|Chessgenius: Read the question again and again, and you will understand it.
Kmrutledge: Congratz and Thanks!|
|Posted by spikethru4||11/28/12|
|chessgenius: Suppose Horus is telling the truth; this means the other two are lying. But if Anubis is lying then Osiris's statement is true, which is a contradiction.
Therefore Horus is lying about not stealing the apple, so he is the thief.|
|Posted by DarthXenon||02/26/13|
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